Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 330 320
Rank change year-on-year +31 -10 +23
Permanent jobs citing 4G 34 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.039% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 0.24% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 18
South West median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -22.73% +25.71%
10th Percentile £26,750 £41,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% -

4G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,742 1,656 2,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.66% 16.02% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,388 1,348 1,792
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,090 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G in the South West.

Salary trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in the South West over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for 4G in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset -18 21 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
Wiltshire - 5 £26,000 -
Bristol - 1 £32,000 - 2
Cornwall - 1 £48,000 -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for 4G.

1 31 (91.18%) 3G
2 26 (76.47%) Telecoms
3 20 (58.82%) VoIP
4 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
5 18 (52.94%) Capita
5 18 (52.94%) Unit Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Python
7 11 (32.35%) C
7 11 (32.35%) C++
7 11 (32.35%) GSM
7 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) CRM
9 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
10 7 (20.59%) LTE
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
10 7 (20.59%) CCNP
11 6 (17.65%) IPv4
11 6 (17.65%) IPv6
11 6 (17.65%) OSPF
11 6 (17.65%) BGP-4
11 6 (17.65%) HTTPS
11 6 (17.65%) HTTP
11 6 (17.65%) LAN
11 6 (17.65%) UMTS
11 6 (17.65%) 2G
11 6 (17.65%) Firewall
11 6 (17.65%) Degree

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) 3G
2 20 (58.82%) VoIP
3 11 (32.35%) GSM
3 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
4 7 (20.59%) LTE
5 6 (17.65%) 2G
5 6 (17.65%) BGP-4
5 6 (17.65%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) HTTP
5 6 (17.65%) HTTPS
5 6 (17.65%) IPv4
5 6 (17.65%) IPv6
5 6 (17.65%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) OSPF
5 6 (17.65%) UMTS
6 5 (14.71%) TETRA
7 1 (2.94%) DHCP
7 1 (2.94%) MPLS
7 1 (2.94%) SMS
General
1 26 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IT Trainer
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Trainer
3 6 (17.65%) Trainer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior C Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 18 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 9 (26.47%) CRM
3 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Coaching
5 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Fault Management
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) V-Model
8 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (2.94%) Open Source
8 1 (2.94%) Presales
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Python
2 11 (32.35%) C
2 11 (32.35%) C++
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) CCNP
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Capita
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft